la

78 ENTRIES FOUND:

1la

interjection \ˈl, ˈlä\

Definition of LA

chiefly dialect
—used for emphasis or expressing surprise

Origin of LA

Middle English (northern dialect), from Old English
First Known Use: before 12th century

Rhymes with LA

2la

noun \ˈlä\

music : the sixth note of a musical scale

Full Definition of LA

:  the sixth tone of the diatonic scale in solmization

Examples of LA

  1. do, re, mi, fa, sol, la, ti

Origin of LA

Middle English, from Medieval Latin, from the syllable sung to this note in a medieval hymn to St. John the Baptist
First Known Use: 14th century

Other Music Terms

cacophony, chorister, concerto, counterpoint, madrigal, obbligato, presto, presto, refrain, riff, segue

1La

abbreviation

Definition of LA

Louisiana

2La

symbol

Definition of LA

lanthanum

Other Chemical Engineering Terms

alkali, cation, decant, hygroscopic, isotope, oxidize, slurry, solute, viscous

LA

abbreviation

Definition of LA

1
law agent
2
legislative assistant
3
Los Angeles
4
Louisiana

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